Boarding House

boardinghouse

[bawr-ding-hous, bohr-]
noun, plural boardinghouses [bawr-ding-hou-ziz, bohr-] .
a house at which board or board and lodging may be obtained for payment.
Also, boarding house.


Origin:
1720–30

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boarding house
 
n
1.  a private house in which accommodation and meals are provided for paying guests
2.  (Austral) See also house a house for boarders at a school

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